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LINGUIST List 19.3619

Tue Nov 25 2008

Jobs: Various Languages: Researcher, University of Maryland

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        1.    Lisa Lepore, Various Languages: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA


Message 1: Various Languages: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Date: 25-Nov-2008
From: Lisa Lepore <lleporecasl.umd.edu>
Subject: Various Languages: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland
Department: Center for Advanced Study of Language
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.casl.umd.edu
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Less Commonly Taught Languages


Description:

The University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL) is
seeking to expand its research and analysis team in the area of Less
Commonly Taught Languages, particularly in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Pashto
and Persian. Applications are invited for Research Scientists join CASL's
interdisciplinary research program investigating a range of basic issues
and applied problems related to working with or learning these and other
less commonly taught languages. The successful candidate will assist in the
development of research projects that enable government employees,
especially foreign language professionals, to improve their performance.
Appointments to CASL are as members of the research faculty of the
University of Maryland under renewable three-year contracts, with highly
competitive salary (12 month) and benefits.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in linguistics, a
relevant language area or a related field and a record of individual
research achievement pointing to a strong promise of publication. The
center is seeking people who will play a leading role in the strategic
direction of CASL and will participate in multiple research projects in
their field. Candidates' research and publications should demonstrate the
ability to tackle interdisciplinary research and to work collaboratively
with a range of institutions and researchers.

Candidates must hold U.S. citizenship and be willing to obtain the
appropriate security clearance.

Application: For consideration, apply online at the URL provided below and
submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three writing samples.
References will be requested from candidates selected for an interview.
Positions will remain open until suitable candidates are selected.
Applications may also be sent to the address provided below.

The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair
(LCTL Search)
CASL, University of Maryland
7005 52nd Ave
College Park, MD 20742
USA
Web Address for Applications: https://careers.casl.umd.edu/openings.aspx
Contact Information:
Job Questions
Email: jobquestionscasl.umd.edu

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